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Emilio Lussu - Biography, Works

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Italian politician and writer, born in Armungia, Sardinia, Italy. He co-founded the Partito sardo d'azione (Sardinian Action Party) after World War 1. In Paris, where he moved after the rise of Fascism, he co-founded the movement Giustizia e libertà (Justice and freedom) with Carlo Rosselli. Back in Italy in 1943 he helped found the Partito d'azione (Action Party) and after its demise joined the Italian Socialist Party (PSI). His work includes Marcia su Roma e dintorni (1933), Un anno sull'altopiano (1937), and his autobiographical experience of World War 1 Sul partito d'azione e gli altri (1968).

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